Real Estate - Office

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Real estate is outperforming other private capital asset classes with high median IRRs, although there are already signs that this can no longer be sustained, according to Preqin’s Real Estate Spotlight published this month. more


MIPIM Cannes

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This year's MIPIM saw Germany again confirming its position as Europe's most attractive investment market, across most asset categories and geographically, across it’s A-, B-, and even smaller urban and regional markets. Prices have risen since... more



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Tourism in Europe is expected to grow by 3.5% to 4.5 % this year, in a move that will add zing to European hotel markets, according to Matthias Hautli, manager at Engel & Völkers Hotel Consulting.‘Growth is mainly based on the global and European... more


Karsten Jungk - Wüest & Partner

Florian Glock

Logistics transactions soared by 80% in Germany last year, setting a new record high, Karsten Jungk, head of Wüest Partner in Germany, told REFIRE this month. more


Figures, Numbers and Stats

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Germany’s property finance index (DIFI), as compiled by JLL and ZEW, fell back into negative territory in the first quarter of 2018, thereby pulling away from the slight gains made in the fourth quarter last year, according to... more


Michael Zahn


German house prices are on the up again, rising by 5.5% on average last year, according to Postbank’s Housing Atlas 2018, published this month. more


Jürgen Michael Schick - IVD

Immobilienverband Deutschland IVD

Germany has seen the number of building permits issued fall for the first time in ten years, while the construction industry is heading towards a dip towards the end of the year, according to statistics published by German official sources. more


Dirk Wichner - JLL


Food and gastronomy take-up has increased six fold over the past 10 years as business kicks into a new gear, according to a new study by JLL, ‘Changing food retail: from mom-and-pop stores to e-business’. more


Jan Linsin - CBRE


Foreign investors have muscled in on Germany’s care home market in a big way, accounting for 64% of deals last year, according to CBRE’s analysis for the fourth quarter 2017, published this month. more


Esfandiar Khorrami - Bottermann Khorrami

Esfandiar Khorrami

Germany’s Christian Democratic Union and the centre-left Social Democrats have reached an agreement regarding the terms of a coalition deal, in a move that will boost stability in the market, Dr. Esfandiar Khorrami, a partner at law firm... more